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Job Title: Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program Research Fellow
Job Number: CDC-DHDSP-2018-0040
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Posted: 2/6/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Position Description: A research opportunity is currently ava available within the National Center for Chr Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Pro Promotion (NCCDPHP), Division for Heart Dis Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP), at the the Centers for Disease Control and Pre Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.

The Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch (ESB) has an opportunity for a Research Participant to assist with the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program (PCNASP). PCNASP is the leading national program that drives statewide quality improvement activities, collaborating to improve stroke across the care continuum, from recognizing first signs of stroke to post-hospital transitions, to improve o outcomes, decrease complications, decrease d deaths, and improve outcomes. These a activities may include, but are not limited t to: •serving as a key member of the PCNASP team b by interacting with and providing guidance t to grantees for critical activities such as p program strategies, interventions, e evaluation and improvements, •creating presentations for internal and e external use at meetings or conferences, •contributing to developing, updating, or m maintaining quality improvement protocols a and program evaluation efforts, •conducting literature reviews and short p presentations to help the team stay abreast o of current research, and •other related activities that further the sc science base related to prevention of ca cardiovascular disease and stroke.

This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.

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Qualifications: •Master's degree in public health, ep epidemiology, or behavioral or social sc sciences, earned within the past five years.

•Strong data management skills; strong w writing skills; and experience using s statistical software (e.g., SAS, R, or S SPSS). •Experience conducting literature reviews p preferred.

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Closing Date: 5/6/2018
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How to Apply: To apply, go to: A complete application consists of:

•An application •Transcripts – Click here for detailed i information about acceptable transcripts •A current resume/CV, including academic h history, employment history, relevant e experiences, and publication list •Two educational or professional references

All documents must be in English or include an an official English translation.

If you have questions, send an email to C Please include the r reference code for this opportunity in your e email.

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